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Old 18.05.2018, 13:26
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Shouldn't that be bigly limited?
I think what 22 meant was:

Believe me, Trump's vocabulary is extremely limited. Very limited. So limited. Limitedestly. Believe me, it's true.
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Old 18.05.2018, 13:34
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

People deliberately change their lexical register for political goals. To try to appeal to those who aren't snoby about their intellectual achievements isn't so bad. Life isn't just about showing off one's pedigree, intellect, spelling or variety of vocab. I think that's actually Trump's point, lol.
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Old 18.05.2018, 13:39
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People deliberately change their lexical register for political goals. To try to appeal to those who aren't snoby about their intellectual achievements isn't so bad. Life isn't just about showing off one's pedigree, intellect, spelling or variety of vocab. I think that's actually Trump's point, lol.
Thing is, due to his lack of spelling and variety of vocab it is really, bigly, difficult to actually find out WHAT his point is.
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Old 18.05.2018, 13:56
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Thing is, due to his lack of spelling and variety of vocab it is really, bigly, difficult to actually find out WHAT his point is.
Is he really trying to make a point to you, though. Or is he trying to say, I am not really an intello (and you can trust me,). Ha.

Wheather that works is another thing. It works for popularity and buzz, fo sho.
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Is he really trying to make a point to you, though. Or is he trying to say, I am not really an intello (and you can trust me,). Ha.

Wheather that works is another thing. It works for popularity and buzz, fo sho.
You were the one who insinuated he has a point.
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Is he really trying to make a point to you, though. Or is he trying to say, I am not really an intello (and you can trust me,). Ha.

Wheather that works is another thing. It works for popularity and buzz, fo sho.

You think Spanky is trying to say he is not intellectual? Really?

"Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don't feel so stupid or insecure,it's not your fault" - Donald Trump

"You know, people don’t understand. I went to an Ivy League college, I was a nice student. I did very well. I’m a very intelligent person." - Donald Trump


It's generally other people who say he is "not an intellectual", or, if you prefer, "effing moron"


If it talks stupid, acts stupid and writes stupid, its more likely to be stupid than a social media genius.
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It seems I've become a regular reader of "The Hill".

Is that a good or a bad development, I wonder?
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Old 18.05.2018, 15:05
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"Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don't feel so stupid or insecure,it's not your fault" - Donald Trump

"You know, people don’t understand. I went to an Ivy League college, I was a nice student. I did very well. I’m a very intelligent person." - Donald Trump


It's generally other people who say he is "not an intellectual", or, if you prefer, "effing moron"


If it talks stupid, acts stupid and writes stupid, its more likely to be stupid than a social media genius.
I think one can be an intellectual without being exceptionally smart, and vice versa.

Being an intellectual is not really about one's intelligence but about the sort of stuff you like to talk about, and the way you talk about it.

Trump is claiming to be very smart without being intellectual. His detractors are saying, seeing he isn't an intellectual, he can't be very smart.
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Old 18.05.2018, 16:26
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that, or he's trolling the usual suspects, with the usual totally predicatble outcome?
You are claiming trolling is not stupid
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Old 18.05.2018, 16:29
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It seems I've become a regular reader of "The Hill".

Is that a good or a bad development, I wonder?
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Old 18.05.2018, 16:35
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I think one can be an intellectual without being exceptionally smart, and vice versa.

Being an intellectual is not really about one's intelligence but about the sort of stuff you like to talk about, and the way you talk about it.

Trump is claiming to be very smart without being intellectual. His detractors are saying, seeing he isn't an intellectual, he can't be very smart.
As you like Merriam-Webster
Definition of intellectual;
" developed or chiefly guided by the intellect rather than by emotion or experience "

You seem to be correct about Trump
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Old 18.05.2018, 16:50
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Still Friday! US President is now claiming his own Department of Justice is trying to frame him

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This has never been done before and by any means necessary, they are out to frame Donald Trump for crimes he didn’t commit.” David Asman @LouDobbs @GreggJarrett Really bad stuff!
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Russia and EU working together!

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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the Kremlin was supporting a proposal surfaced in the EU leaders meeting in Sofia for an EU meeting next week in Vienna, Austria, specifically to strategise on how to continue implementation of the Iran pact.
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New Trump win is in successfully getting the rest of the world to openly work against him!
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You were the one who insinuated he has a point.
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I think one can be an intellectual without being exceptionally smart, and vice versa.

Being an intellectual is not really about one's intelligence but about the sort of stuff you like to talk about, and the way you talk about it.

Trump is claiming to be very smart without being intellectual. His detractors are saying, seeing he isn't an intellectual, he can't be very smart.
Or, that the one cannot be smart because one tweets weird things. Or things some people want to pretend that they do not exist. His MO is to not suck up yet the opponents flame him for not wanting to suck up. Who's more clever. It is like people who will flame somebody for "not having social skills" when that person is trying to deliberately point out that the idea of social skills as is being enforced, are in fact bully mechanisms that shut open debates.

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Increasingly dysfunctional Congress and GOP

House rejects farm bill as conservatives revolt, in a 198-213 vote, GOP conservatives essentially joined Democrats in rejecting the measure

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Five-year farm bill went down to defeat today in a stunning blow to GOP leaders

Meanwhile still Friday
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The attorney representing adult-film actress Stormy Daniels called on President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Friday, calling him an "embarrassment" for his media appearances discussing the president's legal issues.

"Dear Dazed Rudy: Please retire. Today," Michael Avenatti wrote on Twitter. "You had a good run for many years. But you are distracting from that and quickly becoming an embarrassment.
A never ending joke.
Don’t let this serve as your legacy.
The time has come."
"This is getting too easy. What an absolute train wreck this guy is. EVERY time!!!" Avenatti tweeted, linking to Giuliani's Friday morning appearance on CNN.
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President Trump has reportedly urged the U.S. postmaster general to double shipping rates for Amazon.com and other companies amid months of his continued criticism that the online retailer is costing the Postal Service "billions" of dollars in revenue.

Trump has personally met with Postmaster General Megan Brennan multiple times since 2017 to petition her for a hike on rates for Amazon and other firms that ship packages, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing officials familiar with the conversations.

The president's demands came despite counsel from close advisers and top Postal Service employees that Amazon, the largest shipper of packages through USPS, actually helps keep it afloat financially.

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It is difficult when you have a President who uses his position to pursue personal aims.

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Fox News anchor Bret Baier said "it pains me" when he hears his network referred to by critics and competitors as "state TV" for the Trump administration in an interview with The New Yorker that was published Friday.

In the piece, The New Yorker mentions Baier as attempting to maintain journalistic integrity while working in an environment that "often" celebrates President Trump.

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I thought Fox makes politics and Trump broadcasts it.

Did I get that wrong?
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Indeed.

Or, that the one cannot be smart because one tweets weird things. Or things some people want to pretend that they do not exist. His MO is to not suck up yet the opponents flame him for not wanting to suck up. Who's more clever. It is like people who will flame somebody for "not having social skills" when that person is trying to deliberately point out that the idea of social skills as is being enforced, are in fact bully mechanisms that shut open debates.
Please provide links to these open debates that Trump is promoting; I would really like to study these.
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